It takes a lot of skill, esperience and effort to put a rocketship into space. The hardest part is putting the right pieces, the right people and the right fuel together.
I have been a pioneer, builder and leading expert of new businesses. I have had the great opportunity to work on extremely innovative projects with some very creative companies. In fact, since 1989 I have taken 'paper napkin' ideas and made many significant businesses out of them.
Prosperity is driven by entrepreneurs who challenge the norms and create incredible opportunities. Their successes have always been attributable to the people they surround themselves with.
I'd say my greatest strength is in identifying the resources, the motivators and the people that can make ideas flourish.
Taking a concept from the initial idea to marketplace penetration is the hardest endeavour in the building of a business. That's why 95% of businesses fail in the first four years. Just recently I formed a company called DotzEngaged (www.dotzengaged.com) to help startups be the 5% that succeed.